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We are happy to announce that the only museum in Richmond that employs the history of the Holocaust and other genocides to educate and inspire Virginians to fight prejudice and indifference, will re-open on Monday, July 6, 2020!
Following guidelines set forth by medical professionals and Governor Ralph Northam, the Virginia Holocaust Museum will require masks for entry to the museum. We are also asking guests to sign a mandatory waiver and register to enter the museum, which can be done here.
As a safety precaution, we will limit the number of guests in the museum at one time. And, once in the museum, please practice safe social distancing. Signs and floormats have been placed throughout the museum to remind our guests of spacing.
Monday–Friday: 9am–5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am–5pm
Closed Easter, First Day of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Eve and New Years Day.
The VHM closes at 1PM the day before Thanksgiving.

Admission

The Virginia Holocaust Museum is always free and open to the public. At this time we are asking guests to register online prior to entering the museum.

Parking

Free parking is provided for museum guests in our lot on Cary Street
Buses may park in the overflow parking on Dock Street.

Location

2000 East Cary Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223

New Visiting Guidelines

Following guidelines set forth by medical professionals and Governor Ralph Northam, the Virginia Holocaust Museum will require masks for entry to the museum. We are also asking guests to sign a mandatory waiver and register to enter the museum, which can be done online. As a safety precaution, we will limit the number of guests in the museum at one time. And, once in the museum, please practice safe social distancing. Signs and floormats have been placed throughout the museum to remind our guests of spacing.

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Upcoming Events

Slide Register Here New Visiting Guidelines Mandatory Waiver Following guidelines set forth by medical professionals and Governor Ralph Northam, the Virginia Holocaust Museum will require masks for entry to the museum. We are also asking guests to sign a mandatory waiver and register to enter the museum, which can be done by using the 'register here' button below.

As a safety precaution, we will limit the number of guests in the museum at one time. And, once in the museum, please practice safe social distancing. Signs and floormats have been placed throughout the museum to remind our guests of spacing.
Learn More Virginia Holocaust Museum
Slide Speakers Bureau Educate through the experiences of survivors. You can now have a survivor speak to your students/group via Zoom.

To request a survivor speaker please click the Learn More button below.
The Holocaust Cambodia Rwanda Learn More
Slide Stories of 9 diplomats
who were recognized as
“Righteous Among the Nations."
Beyond Duty Now through Fall 2020 New Layer In partnership with the Embassy of Israel,
the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
and Yad Vashem
Learn More
Slide Auschwitz
Oswiecim
Learn More Auschwitz/Oswiecim is a an exhibit produced by the
Virginia Holocaust Museum.

Designed as a commemoration to local survivors who endured
this notorious camp, it serves to the illustrate its significance
within Nazi ideology.
On view in Upstairs Gallery
Group Tours For groups 10 or more, the VHM provides docent-led tours of the exhibits. Guided ours must be scheduled in advance and are offered for groups Grade 6 and up. Slide Learn More The Virginia Holocaust Museum, in partnership with the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia and the Richmond Symphony, has made the decision to postpone the Violins of Hope exhibit and concerts until August through October 2021 in order to protect the safety of our guests, attendees, teams and performers. Please stay tuned for additional updates and news. Resources for Students Holocaust History FAQs Interactive Timeline Suggested Reading for Students Student Opportunities Learn about Holocaust Survivors in VA Resources for Teachers Classroom Resources Suggested Reading for Educators Professional Development Opportunities Lesson Plans SHARE // IMPACT We want to hear from you! How has your visit to the Museum impacted you?

Ways to Support

Due to your generous support the Virginia Holocaust Museum is able to remain free and open to the public.

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